Opinion - Outside Influence on County Elections

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 13, 2018 / comments

[Nick Miller]

One of the hottest hot buttons in our County is growth.  One of the hottest hot buttons in our country is outside influence on our election process.  Interestingly, these come together in El Dorado County – and not in a good way.  

Searh for 56-year-old Napa man reported missing, car found in El Dorado County

[Joseph Louis Hackencamp's vehicle was found on a dirt road in Georgetown on Wednesday. The vehicle is a 2004 Toyota Tercel with California license plate #3MNC936.]

UPDATE "Napa Police said on Friday that Hackencamp had been found safe, but did not provide additional details" 4/14 @ 8:40pm


The Napa Police are seeking help locating a 56-year-old man who has been missing for at least a week, according to a press release distributed on Friday.

Joseph Louis Hackencamp was last seen on April 1 at his residence on the 400 block of Underhill Drive, police said. He was reported missing April 7.

Hackencamp’s vehicle was located on a dirt road near Georgetown on Wednesday by an El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputy. El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies have continued looking for Hackencamp, but had not found him as of ...



"Powerful Tools for Caregivers" Educational Program Offered

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 13, 2018 / comments


The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Senior Health Education Program and Family Caregiver Support Program are pleased to present a "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" educational series for older adults. This six-week program will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Wednesday afternoon from May 25 through June 29, 2018, at the Placerville Senior Center located at 937 Spring Street in Placerville.

April 18th meeting in Tahoe to Address Weekend & Holiday Traffic issues

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 13, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – District V Supervisor, Sue Novasel, will hold a community meeting Wednesday, April 18th to brief the public on the results of a pilot program to divert traffic from specific neighborhoods when leaving South Lake Tahoe on a Sunday afternoon or holiday weekend. She and County staff will address the questions about and suggested solutions to the issue.

WHAT:    Follow-up public meeting to address weekend and holiday traffic in Tahoe Basin

WHEN:    Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

EDC School Board and Community Members Recognized

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 13, 2018 / comments

[Dina Gentry. Pictured (left to right): Scot Yarnell (EDCSBA President), Molly Smith, Kyle Pellegrini, Jared Parker, Abigail Oberhauser, Dr. Ed Manansala]

At an awards ceremony on March 5, the El Dorado County School Boards Association (EDCSBA) recognized school board and community members for their 2017 contributions. County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ed Manansala, facilitated the presentations and remarked, "Everyone here helps to foster the educational leadership that makes this County such a special place. Thank you and congratulations!"